The first part is for those who still can’t quite find a connection between Iraq and the broader war on terror; the last part is for our friends in Europe who think us being in Iraq is a greater threat to world peace than Iran having the bomb; and the middle part — well, that’s just pure exultation.

I’ll leave you to your own devices with the Pew poll, but I do want to highlight one thing:


Compare column four to column three.

Update: I never thought I’d breathe these words, but this story has me feeling some sympathy for Hillary. Particularly in contrast to that loathsome, pandering douche from Massachusetts.

Update: See? That proves it’s a quagmire.

Update: Here’s the transcript of Bush’s speech.